ZHEN Feng, QIN Xiao, JIANG Yupei, CHEN Hui. Effects of Community Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Community Satisfaction: Case Study in Nanjing, China[J]. Chinese Geographical Science, 2019, 20(5): 834-847. doi: 10.1007/s11769-019-1072-9
Citation: ZHEN Feng, QIN Xiao, JIANG Yupei, CHEN Hui. Effects of Community Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Community Satisfaction: Case Study in Nanjing, China[J]. Chinese Geographical Science, 2019, 20(5): 834-847. doi: 10.1007/s11769-019-1072-9

Effects of Community Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Community Satisfaction: Case Study in Nanjing, China

doi: 10.1007/s11769-019-1072-9
Funds:  Under the auspices of National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41571146), National Natural Science Youth Foundation of China (No. 51708276) and Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (No. 2017M611781)
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  • Corresponding author: QIN Xiao.E-mail:x.qin@nju.edu.cn
  • Received Date: 2018-11-10
  • Rev Recd Date: 2019-03-06
  • Publish Date: 2019-10-27
  • Future or smart community, which mainly refers to the development of community information and communication technology (ICT) platforms or devices, has received considerable attention from urban governments and scholars. However, only a few studies have been conducted to test the actual effects of using these community ICT platforms or devices on the community satisfaction of residents. Therefore, the present study conducts a survey in 40 communities in Nanjing, China and uses a mixed linear regression model to determine the relationship between community ICT usage and community satisfaction. Results indicate that residents with high-level community ICT usage are more satisfied with their community than those with low-level community ICT usage. Moreover, evident differences are observed regarding the influence of new commodity, old commodity and affordable housing communities in Nanjing. These findings are meaningful for the construction and development of future communities.
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Effects of Community Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Community Satisfaction: Case Study in Nanjing, China

doi: 10.1007/s11769-019-1072-9
Funds:  Under the auspices of National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41571146), National Natural Science Youth Foundation of China (No. 51708276) and Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (No. 2017M611781)
    Corresponding author: QIN Xiao.E-mail:x.qin@nju.edu.cn

Abstract: Future or smart community, which mainly refers to the development of community information and communication technology (ICT) platforms or devices, has received considerable attention from urban governments and scholars. However, only a few studies have been conducted to test the actual effects of using these community ICT platforms or devices on the community satisfaction of residents. Therefore, the present study conducts a survey in 40 communities in Nanjing, China and uses a mixed linear regression model to determine the relationship between community ICT usage and community satisfaction. Results indicate that residents with high-level community ICT usage are more satisfied with their community than those with low-level community ICT usage. Moreover, evident differences are observed regarding the influence of new commodity, old commodity and affordable housing communities in Nanjing. These findings are meaningful for the construction and development of future communities.

ZHEN Feng, QIN Xiao, JIANG Yupei, CHEN Hui. Effects of Community Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Community Satisfaction: Case Study in Nanjing, China[J]. Chinese Geographical Science, 2019, 20(5): 834-847. doi: 10.1007/s11769-019-1072-9
Citation: ZHEN Feng, QIN Xiao, JIANG Yupei, CHEN Hui. Effects of Community Communication Technology (ICT) Usage on Community Satisfaction: Case Study in Nanjing, China[J]. Chinese Geographical Science, 2019, 20(5): 834-847. doi: 10.1007/s11769-019-1072-9
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